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Below are quick links to the Hoy's for whom we have been able to find information.
You can follow their relationship linage back through the generations by clicking on the Parents
First Generation Second Third Fouth Firth Sixth
1773 - John 1779 - Edward 1826 - Mary Elizabeth 1859 - William George 1909 - Constance Mary  
  1802 - Elizabeth 1830 - John 1860 - Edward Sussens    
  1809 - Dunham John 1832 - Elizabeth 1861 - Sarah Ann    
    1836 - Edward John 1864 - Alfred    
      1865 - Catharine Ellen    
      1866 - Mary Elizabeth    
      1868 - Ellen Jane    
      1874 - Edward John    
There were child death's, they are recorded below and have not been included in the above list.
As you will see the Hoy male line ran out with Alfred (1864) and Edward John (1874).
 
JOHN HOY born 1773
Son of Edward Hoy and Elizabeth Willingham

1773: John Hoy from his own census statements was born at Brettenham, Norfolk - unfortunately church records of his baptism have been lost. However there are records that an Edward & Elizabeth Hoy had two daughters baptised in St Andrew church Brettenham, Sarah in 1777 and Esther 1782, although Esther did not survive and was buried the same year. Sarah was later recorded as being executor to her father's will in which John was also a beneficiary together with his other siblings (which to date we have no birth records of either), Mary, Elizabeth and William Hoy. The bulk of Edwards estate however was left to Edward's new natural son George Warren son of Alice Warren who was residing with him at the time of his death.

About Edward (father)
Edward Hoy
was born about 1741: whereabouts unknown
Edward Hoy
and Elizabeth Willingham who were married July 03, 1766 at West Stow, Suffolk:
Edward Hoy
died Nov 21, 1824 aged 83 at Troston, Suffolk leaving an estate of just under £1500 which in those days was quite a lot of money.
In his Will Edward was described as 'Gentleman'. He lived in 'The Old Parsonage' and was a church warden at Troston for many years.
There are no records at this time as to how Edward acquired his money or his occupation.

(Age 17)
1790-95:
John Hoy became apprentice to John Spendlove clockmaker of Thetford, Norfolk - Term: until the age of 22 years
If we assume he was 17 in 1790, this could explian why his term ran till aged 22 in order to give him 5 years training which was probably the minimum. Usually it was from age 14 to 21. - Full details apprenticed: July 21, 1790, fee £20.00. That was a fairly high fee - enough for his father to have to find!

(Age 22)
1795:
Sep 24 - Marriage at St. Mary's Church, Reepham, Norfolk - Entry 76.
John Hoy a bachelor married Frances Dunham a spinster of Hackford
Witnesses were William Norris and Edward Symonds

How John met Frances is not known but we can only assume that as there was only a short period of time between John finishing his apprenticeship in the July and their marriage in September that Frances must have been living or working in Thetford. The other possibility is that John went to Reepham to work for John Symonds (Clock and Watchmaker) as an assistant and had a whirl wind romance with Frances. Their first son (William) was not born until a year later so it was not a forced wedding.

MORE of Frances Dunham
1775: Nov 26 - Baptism at St. Michaels, Church, Hackford (Eynesford), Norfolk
Frances Dunham born Nov 24 1775 daughter of Michael Dunham and his wife Frances Norris
Michael and Frances were married Oct 15, 1771 at St Michaels

John and Frances had children:

[1] 1796: Oct 23 - Baptism at Al Saints Church Hackford & Whitwell near Reepham
William Hoy born Oct 18 1796 son of John Hoy and his wife Frances Dunham
William died in 1805 age 8 and was buried on September 26 1805 at At Saints Church, Hackford (Eynesford), Reepham, Norfolk
Son of John Hoy and Frances Dunham

[2] 1799: May 12 - Baptism at the Parish of Mildenhall
Edward Hoy
born about 1799 son of Son of John Hoy and his wife Frances
[3] 1802: Oct 24 - Baptism at the Parish of Mildenhall.
Elizabeth Hoy daughter of John Hoy and his wife Frances
[4] 1809: - Birth of John Dunham Hoy - from his census statements his birth place was Mildenhall. However no evidence to prove this has come to light and it seems doubtful unless the family moved back for some reason

Did John Hoy have a family link with Reepham? - Records show there was a Hoy family living in the Reepham area at this time. To-date no link has been found with this family although it has to be said we have no birth record of John's father (Edward 1741) either, so the mystery remains.

1795-7ish: - Did John Hoy work for Reepham clockmaker John Symonds

1797-1803ish - John Hoy and his family were recorded at Mildenhall, Suffolk

(Age 26)
1799:
- In the “Inquisition of the inhabitants of the town of Mildenhall Anno 1779” by John Swale JP of Mildenhall ( ref 996\7\1) John Hoy was listed as ‘Hoy (Watchmaker) & wife & child’ are listed as being in the Market Place. Also listed in the same property is ‘Crane & wife (Shoemaker)’. There are a total of 3 males, 2 females and 1 child listed as living in the property in early 1799. But in the Amendments added post 1802 'Hoy (watchmaker)' was crossed out and replaced by Hensby & Wife Child.

(Age 30)
1803:
No further evidence that John Hoy and his family were at Mildenhall

(Age 37)
1810:
An entry in Mattishall Churchwardens’ Accounts for the year Easter 1810-Easter 1811 reads ‘Mr Hoy for the Clock cleaning &c £1. 4s. 0d.’ . This is the first reference to the Hoy family to be found in Mattishall records to date. Thereafter, until 1844 (possibly beyond) Mr Hoy or Hoys were being paid for maintaining the church clock

(Age 53)
My thanks to
Iris Coe for all her research and help with the following.....
Below there are many exstracts from the Mattishall Land Survers and Poor Rate Books relating to John Hoy senior
1826:
Sep 13 - Lease for a year from Mrs Hannah Matilda Barrett and Mr John Duffield to Mr John Hoy.

1826: Sep 14 - Release of a messuage and land in Mattishall from Mrs Hannah Matilda Barrett and Mr John Duffield to Mr John Hoy.

1826: Sep 15 - Appointment and demise from John Hoy to Francis Green of a messuage and land in Mattishall.

1826: Mattishall Survey : Map & Schedule (original in archive of Conville & Caius College, Cambridge)
Plot No.179 : Owner/occupier – John Hoy. Description: House & Garden 19perches (probably Dereham Road)
Plot No.625 : Owner – John Hoy:
Occupiers – Duffield & others. Description : House, Cottage & Gardens 35perches (near the Pound at South Green)

Mattishall Poor Rate Books
1830: January 1830-October 1832 John Hoy’s Assessment was £2
1832: December 1832-June 1834 Assessment £1
1834: October 1834-April 1835 Assessment £2.10s (late Wright)
1835: October 1835-April 1836 Assessment £2

It appears things were not going well for John and Frances
1832:
May 10 - Norfolk Chronicle:
I, JOHN HOY, of Mattishall, do hereby give notice, that I will not be accountable for any Debts which FRANCES HOY my Wife, may contract, she having left my home without my consent. - Mattishall May 10th 1832.

Mattishall Poor Rate books (continued)
From July 1836 onwards the books recorded John Hoy both owner & occupier
1836: July - Owner - John Hoy:
Occupier – Widow Fitt Senior – House, South Green – Assessment £1; Occupier – Edward Fitt – House, South Green – Assessment £1; Occupier – William Gilbert – House, South Green – Assessment £1

(Age 63)
1836:
November 1836-July 1837 – Owner – John Hoy:
Occupiers – Widow Fitt Senior, Edward Fitt & William Gilbert all the same. Himself – House, South Green £2; Dunham Hoy – House, Badly (Badley) Moor £2

1837: The Poll for Two Knights of the Shire for the Western Division of the County of Norfolk. Taken on 1st & 2nd of August 1837.
John Hoy - Mattishall

1838: September 1838-January 1839 - Owner – John Hoy:
Occupiers – Himself – House – Rent/Annual Value £2.10s/Assessment £2; John Dunham Hoy – House (same figures); W Cullyer’s Wife – House & Garden 18s.9d/15s; Widow Fitt Senior – House & Garden £1.5s/£1; Edward Fitt – House & Garden £1.5s/£1; William Smalls – House & Garden £1.5s/£1

1839: May 1839 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Hannah Culyer – Cottage; Edward Fitt – Cottage; Widow Fitt – Cottage; himself – House & Land 35p; John Dunham Hoy – Cottage & Land 19p; William Smalls – Cottage & Garden

1839: November 1839-February 1840 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Hannah Culyer – Cottage; Widow Fitt – Cottage; empty – Cottage; himself – House & Lane 35p;
D J Hoy – Cottage & Land 19p; William Smalls – Cottage & Garden

(Age 66)
1839:
May 21 - Burial record - Frances Hoy (sic) at Mattishall - Mitford - Jun quarter (13 167) age 63 - Entry 426
Frances is buried at All Saints Churchyard Mattishall.

In memory of
FRANCES the wife of JOHN HOY
who departed this life May 5th 1839 aged 63 years

1840: May 1840 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Hannah Culyer – Cottage; Widow Fitt – Cottage; empty – Cottage; himself – House & Land 35p; J D Hoy – Cottage & Land 19p; William Smalls – Cottage; Henry Willemott – Cottage

1840: August 1840 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Hannah Culyer – Cottage; empty – Cottage; himself – House & Land 35p; J D Hoy – Cottage & Lane 19p; William Small – Cottage; Henry Willemott – Cottage

1840: November 1840-May 1841 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Hannah Culyer – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – Cottage & Lane 19p; Mrs Meachen – House & Lane 35p; James Smith –Cottage; William Smalls – Cottage; empty – Cottage

(Age 68)
John was recorded living at Hingham

1841:
Census - Hall Moor, Hingham
John Hoy - aged 60 - clockmaker - born in county - John's age should be 68
Edward Blumfield - 45 - independent means - should be Blomfield
Eliz Blumfield - 35 - should be Blomfield
John Hoy - 11 - the son of Elizabeth

Mattishall Poor Rate books (continued)
1841: August 1841-January 1842 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Hannah Culyer – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – Cottage & Land (19p); Mrs Meachen – House & Land (35p); James Smith – Cottage; William Smalls – Cottage; Widow Tuffs – Cottage

1842: Mar 11, Appointment and release of an estate in Mattishall from Mr John Hoy to Mr Dunham John Hoy.

1842: May 1842-July 1842 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Hannah Culyer – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – Cottage & Land 19p; Mrs Meachen – House & Land 35p; William Smalls – Cottage; Widow Tuffs – Cottage; empty – Cottage

1842: October 1842 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – John Dunham Hoy – Cottage & Land 19p; Mrs Meachen – House & Land 35p; E & M Petchells – Cottage; William Smalls – Cottage; Widow Tuffs – Cottage; empty – Cottage

1843: January 1843 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Edward Fitt – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – Cottage & Land 19p; Mrs Meachen – House & Land 35p; E & M Petchells – Cottage; Smith – Cottage; Widow Tuffts – Cottage

(Age 70)
Did John re-marry? - I have found a marriage record which looks very much like he did.

1843: Feb 27, - Marriage record
St John Maddermarket, Norwich
John Hoy - Widower and Clock Maker
Ann Goldson formerly Proudfoot a Widow of this parish - Bride signs her name
Father: Edward Hoy a Farmer
Father: Edmund Proudfoot a Carpenter
Witness: John Proudfoot and Angelina unknown

Both John and Ann ages were recorded 'Of Full Age' but John would have been about 70 at this time and Elizabeth 62.

Was Ann the widow of William Goldson if so she (Ann Proudfoot) married William Jul 27 1831 at St George church Hardingham both single people.
From 1836-1839 There was a William and Ann Goldson recorded as landlords of the Unicorn public House at Hingham until William's death in June 1840 age 46. Ann took over 1841-1845.
Ann was recorded by the Watney Mann Brewery as 50 in 1841 so it conflicts with the burial record below. No other burial record of and Ann Hoy has come to light to-date.

Mattishall Poor Rate books (continued)
1843:
April 1843 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Edward Fitt – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – Cottage & Land 19p; Mrs Meachen – House & Land 35p; E & M Petchell – Cottage; Smith – Cottage; Widow Tuffts – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Charles Fitt – Cottage; Elizabeth Fitt – Cottage

1843: July 1843 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Edward Fitt – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – Cottage & Land 19p; empty – House & Land 35p; E & M Petchell – Cottage; William Smith – Cottage; Widow Tuffts – Cottage

1843: October 1843-July 1844 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Edward Fitt – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – Cottage & Land 19p; Samuel Jaffries – House & Land 35p; E & M Petchell – Cottage; William Smith – Cottage; Widow Tuffts – Cottage

1844: October 1844-July 1846 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Edward Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – House & Land 19p; Samuel Jaffries – House & Land 35p; E & M Petchell – Cottage; Widow Tuffts – Cottage

1846: October 1846-July 1847 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Edward Fitt Junior – Cottage; others the same as before

(Age 73)
Is this John's new wife?.

1846:
Dec 03 - Burial record at St Andrew Church, Hingham Ann Hoy age 65 - Entry 858 - Forehoe - Dec quarter (13 105)

Mattishall Poor Rate books (continued)
1847:
October 1847-April 1848 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Stephen Burrows – Cottage; Edward Fitt Junior – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – House & Land 19p; E & M Petchell – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1848: July 1848 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Stephen Burrows – Cottage; empty – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – House & Land 19p; M & E Petchell – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

(Age 75)
1848:
October 1848-July 1849 Owner - John Hoy: Occupiers – Charles Fitt – Cottage; others the same

1848: October 1849-October 1850 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Elizsbeth Fitt replaced Charles – Cottage; others the same

1851: January 1851-July 1851 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Stephen Burrows – Cottage; Elizabeth Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

(Age 78)
We next find John staying/living with his son at Mattiahall

1851:
Census - Yaxham Road, Mattishall Mitford, Norfolk - (Sunday March 30, 1851)
PRO Reference: HO/107/1824 Folio: 214 Page: 39 FHL Film: 0207478
Dunham John Hoy - Head - Married - 42 - Watch Maker - Mildenhall, Suffolk
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 38 - Mattishall Bergh-Nfk
Elizabeth Hoy - Daur - Single - 19 - Mattishall-Nfk
Edward John Hoy - Son - 16 - Mattishall-Nfk
John Hoy - Father - Widower - 78 - Formerly Watch Maker - Brettinham-Nfk

Mattishall Poor Rate books (continued)
1851: - October 1852 - Owner - John Hoy: Occupiers – empty – Cottage; Elizabeth Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1851: Dec 16 - Removal order: John Hoy (79), watchmaker Removed from Hingham to Mattishall.
Norfolk Record Office - Catalogue Ref: PD 575/136/25/1-3

1853: Death record - John Hoy at Mitford - Mar quarter (4b 220) - If this is John Hoy senior he would have been aged about 81
There is no record of John being buried at Mattishall - so now we have his death cert (below) was he buried at the Workhouse?

(Age 80)
Taken from death certificate

1853:
Feb 15 – Death of John Hoy at Union House, Gressenhall, a Watchmaker.
Age: 62 years !!!! - He was 80-1 so how this came about is a mystery
Cause of death Bronchitis certified
Informant: Ann Webster present at the death - Ann Webster was a nurse in the workhouse. There is a record that she arrived to work there in 1852, but resigned in 1853 due to illness.
Registered: March 10, 1853 – There was a delay in registering the death.

Age 62 would give a birth date of approx 1791 - just as a double check a search covering 10 years either side of 1791 has revealed to baptisms of any other John Hoy.
There was no other watchmaker named John Hoy that was not part of this family so it looks like his age was recorded wrong. Was this due to the delay of 3 weeks in registering the death. Union House was a Workhouse and inmates were usaually not held in very high esteem, and because of the share numbers that they had to deal with maybe bookwork was not to much of an issue either.

Mattishall Poor Rate books (continued)
It should be noted that Dunham Hoy also went as John Hoy
1853:
- April 1853 - Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Elizabeth Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Edward Lane – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1853: July - Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Elizabeth Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Edward Lane – Cottage

1853: July - Owners - John Hoy Exors:
Occupier – Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1853: - October Owners - John Hoy Exors:
Occupiers – Elizabeth Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; empty – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1854: January - 1854-June 1854 Owners - John Hoy Exors:
Occupiers – Widow (Elizabeth) Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Daniel Richman – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1854: October - 1854-January 1855 Owners - John Hoy Exors:
Occupiers – Widow Fitt –Cottage; empty – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Land 35p

Child 02
EDWARD HOY born 1799 - Watch & Clockmaker of Whissonsett approx 1824-1859,
Son of John Hoy and Frances Dunham

1799: May 12 - Baptism record of Edward Hoy at the Parish of Mildenhall. Son of John and Frances Hoy

Edward Hoy (1799) carried on the family trade of Clock and Watchmaker he married on May 21, 1823 at the village of Whissonsett and lived there with his wife Sarah (nee Parker) a single women and from 1836-1846 was the Beer House Keeper and a Watchmaker of the Jolly Farmers Public House in the High Street. Edward died in the Sep quarter of 1859 (Mitford 4b 201). Edward's wife Sarah become the first official village post woman in 1861. She died in the Mar quarter of 1870 (Mitford 4b 224) age 76.

(Age 24)
1823:
May 21 - Marriage record at St. Mary Church, Whissonsett - Entry 51
Edward Hoy - Single a man of this parish married Sarah Parker - Single woman of this parish
Witness: Thomas Whitby, Elizabeth Parker and Henry Goggs.
Edward and Sarah had children:

[1] 1824: Nov 5 - Baptism at St Mary Church Whissonsett - Entry 207
Elizabeth Francis Hoy daughter of Edward Hoy a Watchmaker and his wife Sarah
Elizabeth died on March 30th 1832 age 7 and was buried on April 5th 1832 at St Mary Churchyard Whissonsett - Entry 211
[2] 1826: Jan 19 - Baptism at St Mary Church Whissonsett - Entry 236
Mary Elizabeth Hoy daughter of Edward Hoy a Watchmaker and his wife Sarah

Memorial: ELIZABETH FRANCES daughter of EDWARD and SARAH HOY - died March 30th 1832 in the 8th year of her life.

(Age 30)
1829:
Edward's wife's grandfather Robert Parker died age 84. In his Will he left furniture and £20 to Sarah (his grand-daughter)

(Age 33)
1832:
Mar 30 - Edward's daughter died - Elizabeth Frances Hoy died age 7

1836: Trade Directory - Edward Hoy - Watchmaker and Beerhouse keeper at Jolly Farmers

(Age 42)
1841:
Census - Whissonsett, Norfolk
Edward Hoy - Head - 45
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 40
Mary Hoy - Dau - 15

(Age 50)
1849:
Edwards daughter died - Mary Elizabeth Boyce died age 23

Memorial: MARY ELIZABERTH daughter of EDWARD and SARAH HOY who died July 14th 1849 age 23
Also REBECCA SARAH BOYCE who died in her infancy

(Age 52)
1851:
Census - London Street, Whissonsett Mitford, Norfolk
PRO Reference: HO/107/1825 Folio: 625 Page: 29 FHL Film: 0207479
Edward Hoy - Head - Married - 50 - Watchmaker (Master) - Mildenhall-Suf
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 53 - Watch Makers Wife (School Mistress) - Whissonsett-Nfk
William E. Boyce - GSon - 4 - Scholar - At Home - Litcham-Nfk

(Age 59)
1859:
Jul 14 - Burial record at St. Mary Church, Whissonsett - Entry 571
Edward Hoy age 59

Memorial: Sacred in the memory of EDWARD HOY who died July 8th 1859 aged 59

From all accounts Edward Hoy was much thought of as there are quite a few marriaiges recorded at Whissonsett where he was witness.

1861: Census - London Street, Whissonsett, North Elmham -Norfolk
Piece: RG9/1244 Place: Enumeration District: 11, Folio: 119 Page: 12 Schedule: 65
Sarah Hoy - Head - Widow - 63 - Post Mistress - Whissonsett

1870: Feb 14 - Burial record - Sarah Hoy at St Mary Church, Whissonsett age 76 - Entry 707 - Mitford Mar quarter (4b 224)

My thanks to Ann English of Whissonsett for the following......
Sadly Edward and Sarah Hoy lost their two daughters, one at the age of 8 and the other, presumably in childbirth at 23. After Edward died in 1859 his nephew Edward John Hoy, from Mattishall (son of Durham John Hoy of Mattishall) worked for a time as a watchmaker in Whissonsett, living with Sarah who was the village postmaster. Sarah died in 1870. Edward is on the 1861 Whissonsett census with his wife Elizabeth, born in Yaxham, and 7 month old son Edward born in Whissonsett. They were back in Mattishall living with his mother, Sarah, by the time their daughter Catherine was born in 1866. Sarah's grandfather Parker was a property owner and several of the cottages here have plaques with his initials on them.
Edward Hoy lived in a cottage in High Street, Whissonsett where it is unlikely any of the rooms could accommodate a clock 90 inches (7 feet 6 inches) tall. Very few people could afford any sort of clock. Mostly they got up when it was light and went to bed when it was dark and the church clock told the time more or less accurately. The ceilings in most cottages in Whissonsett were (and many still are) not more then 80 inches high!
Edward Hoy most likely bought in the various parts of the clocks, the works, the painted faces and the long cases and then put them together ready for sale. For a while her was also a beerhouse keeper. This was the Jolly Farmers, part of one a row of old cottages facing the church which were demolished in the 1950's. Maybe he took orders for clocks at the same time as he sold the beer. - Ann English

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Child 02
MARY ELIZABETH HOY born 1826
Daughter of Edward Hoy and Sarah Parker

1826: Mary Elizabeth Hoy baptised Jan 19 1826 at Whissonsett

(Age 15)
1841:
Census - Whissonsett, Norfolk
Edward Hoy - Head - 45
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 40
Mary Hoy - Dau - 15

(Age 19)
1845:
Nov 27 - Marriage record at St. Mary Church , Whissonsett, Entry 30
Jacob Boyce - Single a Baker of this parish - Signed
Mary Elizabeth Hoy - Single a Milliner of this parish - Signed
Father: William Boyce a Farmer
Father: Edward Hoy a Watchmaker
Witness: John Hook and Mary Ann Hook and Elizabeth Hoy (could only be her cousin from Mattishall who would have only been 13)
Jacob and Mary had children ....

1/ William Edward Boyce born Jun * 1846 - baptism at All Saints Church, Litcham - Entry 1
2/ George Henry Boyce born Apr 16, 1848 - baptism at All Saints Church, Whissonsett - Enty 38
3/ Rebecca Sarah Boyce born Jul 02 1849 - baptism at St Mary Church, Whissonsett - Entry 772
Rebecca dies as an infant .......
1849: Jul 06 - Burial record at St Mary Church, Whissonsett - Rebecca Sarah Boyce an infant - Entry 450

Baptism Notes: Children of Jacob and Mary Elizabeth Boyce a Baker of this parish

(Age 23)
Sadly Mary died a few days later, infact she was the next burial entry after her daughter

1849:
Jul 18 - Burial record at St Mary Church, Whissonsett - Entry 451
Mary Elizabeth Boyce age 23

After Mary's death in 1849. Jacob was to remarry in 1852 to a Susan Griggs
In 1861 - 1869 Jacob was recorded as the Licensee of the Bedingfield Arms at Stoke Ferry Road Oxborough until his death in 1870 at the age of 46.
His second wife Susan took over until 1875
The house is referenced as the EAGLE 1846 & 1915 and was once part of Oxborough Hall owned by the Bedingfield family.
The Bedingfield crest is an Eagle.

1871: Census Oxborough Bedingfield Arms
Jacob Boyce - Head - Married - 37 - Innkeeper
Susan Boyce - Wife - 32 - Watlington
William Boyce - Son - 14 - Litcham - son of Mary
George Boyce - Son - 12 - Milham - son of Mary
Fred Boyce - Son - 4 - Oxborough - son of Susan
Alfred Boyce - Son - 1 - Oxborough - son of Susan

 

 

Child 03
ELIZABETH HOY born 1802
Daughter of John Hoy and Frances Dunham

1802: Oct 24 - Baptism record of Elizabeth Hoy at the Parish of Mildenhall. daughter of John and Frances Hoy

(Age 28)
Elizabeth gave birth to a son

1830:
John Hoy at Mattishall - there is no record of the father and no record of a baptism at Mattishall either.

(Age 39)
1841:
Marriage record - Elizabeth Hoy married Edward Bloomfield at Norwich - Jun quarter (13 369)

(Age 39)
1841:
May 10 - Marriage at St John de Sepulchre Church, Norwich - Entry 84
Edward Blomfield - Widower and a Surgeon of Ber Street, Norwich married Elizabeth Hoy - Spinster
Fathers: Thomas Blomfield a Farmer and John Hoy a Watchmaker
Witness: William Youngs and Rosetta Youngs

MORE on Edward Bloomfield
Edward Blomfield was the son of Thomas Blomfield and his wife Ann Wolsey both of that parish.
Baptised Oct 11, 1784 at All Saints Church, Shotesham, Norfolk.
Thomas and Ann were married on Nov 24, 1777 also at Shotesham.

(Age 39)
1841:
Census - Hall Moor, Hingham
John Hoy - aged 60 - clockmaker - born in county - John's age should be 68
Edward Blumfield - 45 - independent means - should be Blomfield
Eliz Blumfield - 35 - should be Blomfield
John Hoy - 11 - the son of Elizabeth

(Age 49)
1851:
Census - Hall Moor, Hingham Forehoe, Norfolk
PRO Reference: HO/107/1817 Folio: 247 Page: 20 FHL Film: 0207470
John Hoy - Head - single - 21 - Watchmaker - Mattishall-Nfk
Elizabeth Bloomfield - Mother - Married - 47 - Mildenhall-Nfk
Edward Bloomfield - Father - Married - 66 - Shottisham-Nfk

(Age 50)
1852:
Dec 07 - Removal order: Edward Blomfield, (69), labourer, Elizabeth Blomfield (50), his wife, Removed from Hingham to Shottesham.
Norfolk Record Office Catalogue Ref: PD 575/136/28/1-3
It appears that Edward died in 1856. - Elizabeth did not re-married

(Age 54)
1856:
July 19 - Burial record - Edward Bloomfield at St Andrew Church, Hingham age 72 - Entry 1156 - Forehoe - Sep quarter (4b 114)
Edward must have moved back to Hingham before he died as Shottesham is not in the Registration district of Forehoe.

(Age 69)
1871:
Census - Great Ellingham
James Bateson - 55 - Farmer - Longham
Thomas Bateson - 82 - Ag.lab - Longham
Elizabeth Bloomfield - 60 - General House Servant
William Shingfield - 19 - Farm Servant - Shropham

(Age 79)
1881:
Nr Chequers Inn, Gressenhall
James Bateson - Head - Widower - 65 1816 - Farmer 13 1/2 Acres Of Land - Longham, Norfolk
Elizabeth Bloomfield - Servant - Widow - 69 1812 - Housekeeper - Mildenhall, Suffolk

(Age 82)
Elizabeth Hoy (1802)

1884:
Nov 11 - Burial record - Elizabeth Bloomfield at St Andrew Church, Hingham age 82 - entry 335 - Sep quarter - Forehoe 4b 137

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Child 01
JOHN HOY born 1830 - Watch & Clockmaker of Hingham approx from 1851 as an employee, 1860-1900 as employer.
Illegitimate son of Elizabeth Hoy

1830: John Hoy - Born according to John's census statements at Mattishall. - Although he was not baptised at Mattishall

A baptism record has been found that could be John's. The surname is written in the baptism book as 'How' - St Andrews Church, Deopham, Norfolk
Deopham is about 2 miles from Hingham
1832: Feb 19 - Baptism record at St. Andrew Church, Deopham, Wymondham, Norfolk
John How - Illegitimate Son
Mother: Elizabeth How - Spinster of this parish
Register Number 316

(Age 11)
1841:
Census - Hall Moor, Hingham
John Hoy - aged 60 - clockmaker - born in county - John's age should be 68
Edward Blumfield - 45 - independent means - should be Blomfield
Eliz Blumfield - 35 - should be Blomfield
John Hoy - 11 - the son of Elizabeth

(Age 21)
1851:
Census - Hall Moor, Hingham Forehoe, Norfolk
PRO Reference: HO/107/1817 Folio: 247 Page: 20 FHL Film: 0207470
John Hoy - Head - single - 21 - Watchmaker - Mattishall-Nfk
Elizabeth Bloomfield - Mother - Married - 47 - Mildenhall-Nfk
Edward Bloomfield - Father - Married - 66 - Shottisham-Nfk

1859: Marriage record - John Hoy married Hannah Ashby at Norwich - Jun quarter (4b 271)
1859: Jun 7 - Marriage at St Peter Permountergate Church, Norwich - Entry 277
John Hoy - Bachelor - age 29 a Clock Cleaner married Hannah Ashby - Spinster - age 24 a Dressmaker of this parish - made her mark
Fathers: No father recorded for John - John Ashby a Labourer
Witness: John and Sarah Ashby

MORE on Hannah Ashby

1835: Jun 15 - Baptism at St Andrews Church hingham - Entry 1046
Hannah Ashby born Jun 13 1835 daughter of John Ashby a Labourer and his wife Mary

 

John and Hannah had children:

Below are baptism entries at St Andrews church Hingham
[1] William George Hoy born Aug 24, 1859 - Baptised Oct 18 1859 - Entry: 626
[2] Sarah Ann Hoy born Sep 27, 1861 - Baptised Dec 01 1861 - Entry: 725

[3] Alfred Hoy born Mar 08, 1864 - Baptised Jul 08 1864 - Entry: 69
[4] Mary Elizabeth Hoy born Mar 24, 1866 - Baptised May 25 1866 - Entry: 142
[5] Ellen Jane Hoy born Aug 02, 1868 - Baptised Oct 16 1868 - Entry: 234

[6] Edward John Hoy - Baptised Jul 05 1874 - Entry: 446

(Age 30)
1861:
Census - Fleeters Hill, Hingham, Norfolk
John Hoy - Head - Married - 30 - Watchmaker - Mattishall, Norfolk
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 25 - Hingham, Norfolk
William G Hoy - Son - 1 - Hingham, Norfolk


(Age 40)
1871:
Census - Hingham
John Hoy - Head - 38 - Watchmaker
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 35
William Hoy - Son - 11
Sarah Ann Hoy - dau - 9
Alfred Hoy - Son - 7
Mary Elizabeth Hoy - dau - 4
Ellen Jane Hoy - dau - 2

(Age 50)
1881:
Census - Norwich Rd, Hingham
John Hoy - Head - Married - 50 1831 - Watchmaker - Mattishall, Norfolk
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 44 1837 - Hingham, Norfolk
William G Hoy - Son - Single - 21 1860 - Watchmaker - Hingham, Norfolk
Sarah A Hoy - Daughter - Single - 19 1862 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Alfred Hoy - Son - Single - 17 1864 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Mary E Hoy - Daughter - 14 1867 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Ellen J Hoy - Daughter - 12 1869 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Edward J Hoy - Son - 6 1875 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk

(Age 53)
1883:
William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Hingham Norfolk
John Hoy is now recorded as Hingham's watchmaker

(Age 59)
John's daughter Sarah Hoy

1899:
Marriage record - Sarah Hoy married Jesse Vassar at Mitford - Sep quarter (4b 563)
son of Charles Christmas Vassar and his wife Marianne of Woodrising

(Age 60)
1891:
Census - The Plain, Hingham, Norfolk
John Hoy - Head - Married - 51 - Watchmaker(Em'er) - Mattishall
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 54 - Hingham
William Hoy - Son - Single - 30 - Watchmaker(Em'ee) - Hingham
Sarah Hoy - Dau - Single - 28 - Schoolmistress(Em'ee) - Hingham
Edward Hoy - Son - Single - 15 No Occupation(Notem) - Hingham

John Hoy was in Hingham in 1891 and occupied the property in the Market Place currently part of Mongers (architectural reclamation business), his son George took over by 1908 and continued until 1925. - Charlie Cooper (Hingham)

(Age 71)
1901:
Census - Hingham
John Hoy - Head - Married - 67 - Watchmaker
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 64
William Hoy - Son - 40 - Watchmaker
Ellen Hoy - Dau - 30

(Age 76)
1906:
Jul 17 - Burial record at St Andrew Church, Hignham John William Hoy - Forehoe - Sep quarter (4b 123) age 73

John Hoy's wife....
1910:
Feb 19 - Burial record at St Andrew Church, Hingham Hannah Hoy - Forehoe - Mar quarter (4b 115) age 72

1937: Entry in Kelly's Directory for Hingham Norfolk,
At this time there was no clock or watchmaker recorded in Hinham

MORE on children

Child 01
WILLIAM GEORGE HOY born 1859 - Watch & Clockmaker of Hingham from approx 1881-1929.
Son of John Hoy and Hannah Ashby

1859: William George Hoy born Aug 24, 1859 - Baptised Oct 18 1859 - Entry: 626

(Age 1)
1861:
Census - Fleeters Hill, Hingham, Norfolk
John Hoy - Head - Married - 30 - Watchmaker - Mattishall, Norfolk
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 25 - Hingham, Norfolk
William G Hoy - Son - 1 - Hingham, Norfolk

(Age 11)
1871:
Census - Hingham
John Hoy - Head - 38 - Watchmaker
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 35
William Hoy - Son - 11
Sarah Ann Hoy - dau - 9
Alfred Hoy - Son - 7
Mary Elizabeth Hoy - dau - 4
Ellen Jane Hoy - dau - 2

(Age 21)
1881:
Census - Norwich Rd, Hingham
John Hoy - Head - Married - 50 1831 - Watchmaker - Mattishall, Norfolk
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 44 1837 - Hingham, Norfolk
William G Hoy - Son - Single - 21 1860 - Watchmaker - Hingham, Norfolk
Sarah A Hoy - Daughter - Single - 19 1862 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Alfred Hoy - Son - Single - 17 1864 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Mary E Hoy - Daughter - 14 1867 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Ellen J Hoy - Daughter - 12 1869 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Edward J Hoy - Son - 6 1875 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk

(Age 30)
1891: Census - The Plain, Hingham, Norfolk
John Hoy - Head - Married - 51 - Watchmaker(Em'er) - Mattishall
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 54 - Hingham
William Hoy - Son - Single - 30 - Watchmaker(Em'ee) - Hingham
Sarah Hoy - Dau - Single - 28 - Schoolmistress(Em'ee) - Hingham
Edward Hoy - Son - Single - 15 No Occupation(Notem) - Hingham

(Age 40)
1901:
Census - Hingham
John Hoy - Head - Married - 67 - Watchmaker
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 64
William Hoy - Son - 40 - Watchmaker
Ellen Hoy - Dau - 30

(Age 48)
1907:
Marriage record - William George Hoy married Auriel Maria Willingham at Forehoe 4b 463
William and Aurial had a child:

Constance Mary Hoy born 1909 at Hingham, Forehoe - Dec quarter (4b 174)

(Age 50)
1911:
Census - Hingham
William George Hoy - Head - 50 1861 - Watchmaker - Hingham
Annie Marie Hoy - Wife - 40 1871 -
Constance Mary Hoy - Dua - 1 1910 - Hingham

(Age 69)
1929:
Feb 18 - Burial record at St Andrew Church, Hingham William George Hoy - Forehoe - Mar quarter (4b 333) age 69

William George Hoy's wife....
1963:
Nov 26 - Burial record at St Andrew Church, Hingham - Ann Maria Hoy - Norwich Outer - Dec quarter (4b 680) age 92

MORE on daughter

Child 01
CONSTANCE MARY HOY born 1909
Daughter of William George Hoy and Auriel Maria Willingham

 

1909: Constance Mary Hoy born 1909 at Hingham, Forehoe - Dec quarter (4b 174)

1911: Census - Hingham
William George Hoy - Head - 50 1861 - Watchmaker - Hingham
Annie Marie Hoy - Wife - 40 1871 -
Constance Mary Hoy - Dua - 1 1910 - Hingham

(Age 22)
1931:
Marriage record - Constance M Hoy married George A De Renzi at Norwich - Sep quarter (4b 397)
Constance and George had a child:

Pamela A De Renzi born 1934 at St. Faiths - Mar quarter (4b 116)

1956: Marriage record - Pamela A De Renzi married Maurice H Dick at Uxbridge - Sep quarter (5f 321)
Pamela and Maurice had children:

1/ Andrew M Dick born 1959 at Chatham - Sep quarter (5b 515)
2/ Katherine R Dick born 1961 at Chatham - Dec quarter (5b 497)

 

Child 02
SARAH ANNE HOY born 1861
Daughter of John Hoy and Hannah Ashby

1861: - Sarah Ann Hoy born Sep 27, 1861 - Baptised Dec 01 1861 - Entry: 725
1861: Birth record - Sarah Ann Hoy at Hingham, Forehoe - Dec quarter (4b 175)

(Age 9)
1871:
Census - Hingham
John Hoy - Head - 38 - Watchmaker
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 35
William Hoy - Son - 11
Sarah Ann Hoy - dau - 9
Alfred Hoy - Son - 7
Mary Elizabeth Hoy - dau - 4
Ellen Jane Hoy - dau - 2

(Age 19)
1881:
Census - Norwich Rd, Hingham
John Hoy - Head - Married - 50 1831 - Watchmaker - Mattishall, Norfolk
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 44 1837 - Hingham, Norfolk
William G Hoy - Son - Single - 21 1860 - Watchmaker - Hingham, Norfolk
Sarah A Hoy - Daughter - Single - 19 1862 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Alfred Hoy - Son - Single - 17 1864 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Mary E Hoy - Daughter - 14 1867 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Ellen J Hoy - Daughter - 12 1869 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Edward J Hoy - Son - 6 1875 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk

(Age 28)
1891:
Census - The Plain, Hingham, Norfolk
John Hoy - Head - Married - 51 - Watchmaker(Em'er) - Mattishall
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 54 - Hingham
William Hoy - Son - Single - 30 - Watchmaker(Em'ee) - Hingham
Sarah Hoy - Dau - Single - 28 - Schoolmistress(Em'ee) - Hingham
Edward Hoy - Son - Single - 15 No Occupation(Notem) - Hingham

(Age 37)
1899:
Marriage record - Sarah Hoy married Jesse Vassar (1858) at Mitford - Sep quarter (4b 563)
son of Charles Christmas Vassar and his wife Marianne of Woodrising

More on Jesse
1858: Birth record - Jesse Vassar at Mitford - Mar quarter (4b 274)

(Age 39)
1901:
Census - Church Farm Hingham Road. Woodrising
Jesse Vassar - Head - age 43 - Farmer Employer - born Shipdham
Sarah Vassar - Wife - age 34 - born Hingham

1911: Census - East Dereham
Jesse Vassar - Head - age 52 - Farmer Employer - born Shipdaham
Sarah Vassar - Wife - Married 11yrs - age 42 - born Hingham
Charles Chamberlayne Vassar - Nephew - age 4- born Wicklewood
Alice Maud Juby - Servant - Single - age 17 - General Servant Domestic - born Woodrising

1929: Death record - Jesse Vassar at Woodbridge - Dec quarter (4a 1058) age 71

1933: Death record - Sarah A. Vassar at Blofield - Mar quarter (4b 313) age 70 - needs checking

 

Child 03
ALFRED HOY born 1864
Son of John Hoy and Hannah Ashby

1864: Alfred Hoy born Mar 08, 1864 - Baptised Jul 08 1864 at St Andrew Church, Hingham - Entry: 69

(Age 7)
1871:
Census - Hingham
John Hoy - Head - 38 - Watchmaker
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 35
William Hoy - Son - 11
Sarah Ann Hoy - dau - 9
Alfred Hoy - Son - 7
Mary Elizabeth Hoy - dau - 4
Ellen Jane Hoy - dau - 2

(Age 17)
1881:
Census - Norwich Rd, Hingham
John Hoy - Head - Married - 50 1831 - Watchmaker - Mattishall, Norfolk
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 44 1837 - Hingham, Norfolk
William G Hoy - Son - Single - 21 1860 - Watchmaker - Hingham, Norfolk
Sarah A Hoy - Daughter - Single - 19 1862 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Alfred Hoy - Son - Single - 17 1864 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Mary E Hoy - Daughter - 14 1867 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Ellen J Hoy - Daughter - 12 1869 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Edward J Hoy - Son - 6 1875 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk

(Age 27)
1891:
Census - Doncaster Yorkshire (West Riding)
Aldred Hoy - 27 - 1864

1891: Marriage record - Alfred Hoy married Annie Maria Dewberry at Wandsworth - Mar quarter (1d 767)

1891: Census - Adwick-Le-Street, Doncaster (Adwick-le-Street was an urban district of the West Riding of Yorkshire until 1974)
Alfred Hoy - Lodger - Married - 27 1864 - Clerk Ordnance Surveyor - Hingham, Norfolk
Anne Maria Hoy - Lodger - Wife of Alfred - 20 1871 - Evershot, Bedfordshire

1895: Birth record - Ellen Hannah Hoy at York - Sep quarter (9d 7)

(Age 47)
1911:
Census - 8 Grance Crescent, York. Yorkshire-East Riding, England
Alfred Hoy - Head - Married - 47 Clerk Ordnance Surveyor (Civil Service) - Hingham, Norfolk
Annie Hoy - Wife - Married 21 years - 39 - Evershot, Bedfordshire
Nellie Hoy - Dau - 15 - Milliner, Draper, Tailor - York, Yorkshire
Edward J Hoy - Boarder - Single - 36 - Ordnance Surveyor - Hingham, Norfolk

No further information

Child 04
MARY ELIZABETH HOY born 1866
Daughter of John Hoy and Hannah Ashby

1866: Mary Elizabeth Hoy born Mar 24, 1866 - Baptised May 25 1866 - Entry: 142
1866: Birth record - Mary E Hoy at Hingham - Forehoe - Jun quarter (4b 178)

(Age 4)
1871:
Census - Hingham
John Hoy - Head - 38 - Watchmaker - born Mattishall
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 35 - born Hingham
William Hoy - Son - 11 - Schoolar - born hingham
Sarah Ann Hoy - dau - 9 - Schoolar - born Hingham
Alfred Hoy - Son - 7 - Schoolar - born Hingham
Mary Elizabeth Hoy - dau - 4 - born Hingham
Ellen Jane Hoy - dau - 2 - born Hingham

(Age 14)
1881:
Census - Norwich Rd, Hingham
John Hoy - Head - Married - 50 1831 - Watchmaker - Mattishall, Norfolk
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 44 1837 - Hingham, Norfolk
William G Hoy - Son - Single - 21 1860 - Watchmaker - Hingham, Norfolk
Sarah A Hoy - Daughter - Single - 19 1862 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Alfred Hoy - Son - Single - 17 1864 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Mary E Hoy - Daughter - 14 1867 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Ellen J Hoy - Daughter - 12 1869 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Edward J Hoy - Son - 6 1875 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk

(Age 23)
1889:
Marriage record - Mary Elizabeth Hoy married Charles Turner at Forehoe - Dec quarter (4b 405)

1889: Oct 17 - Marriage record at St Andrew Church, Hingham
Charles Turner - Bachelor age 28 an Ironmonger of this parish
Mary Elizabeth Hoy - Spinster age 23 of this parish
Father: John Turner a Steward and John Hoy a Watchmaker
Witness: William G Hoy and Sarah Hoy
RegisterNumber 393
Mary and Charles had children:

1/ Gertrude Nellie Turner born Jul 09, 1891 - baptised Aug 24, 1891 at St Andrew Church, Hingham - Entry 252
2/ Christine Mary Turner born Dec 23, 1892 - baptised Feb 24, 1893 at St Andrew Church, Hingham - Entry 285
3/ Charles Thomas Turner born Dec 05, 1894 - baptised Mar 25, 1895 at St Andrew Church, Hingham - Entry 342
4/ Audrey Eleanor Turner born Oct 13, 1900 - baptised Nov 01, 1901 at St Andrew Church, Hingham - Entry 549
5/ Vera K Turner born 1902
6/ Edward J Turner born 1906

More on Charles Turner - Born 1861 at Hingham son of John Turner and Mary Lain
Charles was an Iron monger and occupied premises in Market Street Hingham next to White Hart Hotel

1891: Census - Market Place, Hingham
Charles Turner - Head - Maried - 30 - Ironmonger - born Hingham
Mary E, Turner - Wife - 24 - born Hingham

1901: Census - The Market Place Hingham
Charles Turner - Head - age 40 - Ironmunger Employer - born Hingham
Mary E. Turner - Wife - age 34 - Hingham
Gertrude N. Turner - Dau - age 9 - born Hingham
Christabel M. Turner - Dua - age 8 - born Hingham
Charles J. Turner - Son - age 6 - born Hingham

1911: Census - Market Place Hingham
Charles Turner - Head - age 49 - Ironmunger - born Hingham
Mary E. Turner - wife - age 41 - Married 20yrs - Assisting in Busieness - born Hingham
Gertrude N. Turner - Dau - Single - age 19 - born Hingham
Christabel M. Turner - Dau - age 17 - Pupil Teacher - born Hingham
Chalres Thomas Turner - Son - age 15 - Assisting in Business - Born Hingham
Audrey E. Turner - Dau - age 10 - Schoolar - born Hingham
Vera K Turner - Dau - age 8 - Schoolar - born Hingham
Edward J. Turner - Son - age 4 - born Hingham

Charles died: Dec 21 1940 at Hingham age 79

No further information

Child 05
ELLEN JANE HOY born 1868
Daughter of John Hoy and Hannah Ashby

1868: Ellen Jane Hoy born Aug 02, 1868 - Baptised Oct 16 1868 at St Andrew Church, Hingham - Entry: 234

(Age 2)
1871:
Census - Hingham
John Hoy - Head - 38 - Watchmaker
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 35
William Hoy - Son - 11
Sarah Ann Hoy - dau - 9
Alfred Hoy - Son - 7
Mary Elizabeth Hoy - dau - 4
Ellen Jane Hoy - dau - 2

(Age 12)
1881:
Census - Norwich Rd, Hingham
John Hoy - Head - Married - 50 1831 - Watchmaker - Mattishall, Norfolk
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 44 1837 - Hingham, Norfolk
William G Hoy - Son - Single - 21 1860 - Watchmaker - Hingham, Norfolk
Sarah A Hoy - Daughter - Single - 19 1862 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Alfred Hoy - Son - Single - 17 1864 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Mary E Hoy - Daughter - 14 1867 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Ellen J Hoy - Daughter - 12 1869 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Edward J Hoy - Son - 6 1875 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk

(Age 33)
1901:
Census - Norwich Road, Hingham
John Hoy - Head - Married - 67 - Watchmaker Employer at home - born Mattishall
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 64 - born Hingham
William Hoy - Son - 40 - Watchmaker at home - born Hingham
Ellen Hoy - Dau - 30 - born Hingham

1906: Ellen's father dies - where did she go after this?

1911: Census - There was an Elizaberth Ellen hoy age 42 living/staying in Durham
or an Ellen Hay age 41 living/staying in Middlesex - Could be either - both needs checking and the record

Ellen never married and died one month after her brother William George Hoy

1929: Mar 16 - Burial record at St Andrew Church, Hingham Elinor Jane Hoy age 59
1929: death record - Elinor J Hoy - Forehoe - Mar quarter (4b 341) age 59

Child 06
EDWARD HOY born 1874
Son of John Hoy and Hannah Ashby

1874: Edward John Hoy - Baptised Jul 05 1874 at St Andrew Church, Hingham - Entry: 446

(Age 6)
1881:
Census - Norwich Rd, Hingham
John Hoy - Head - Married - 50 1831 - Watchmaker - Mattishall, Norfolk
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 44 1837 - Hingham, Norfolk
William G Hoy - Son - Single - 21 1860 - Watchmaker - Hingham, Norfolk
Sarah A Hoy - Daughter - Single - 19 1862 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Alfred Hoy - Son - Single - 17 1864 - Pupil Teacher - Hingham, Norfolk
Mary E Hoy - Daughter - 14 1867 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Ellen J Hoy - Daughter - 12 1869 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk
Edward J Hoy - Son - 6 1875 - Scholar - Hingham, Norfolk

(Age 15)
1891:
Census - The Plain, Hingham, Norfolk
John Hoy - Head - Married - 51 - Watchmaker(Em'er) - Mattishall
Hannah Hoy - Wife - 54 - Hingham
William Hoy - Son - Single - 30 - Watchmaker(Em'ee) - Hingham
Sarah Hoy - Dau - Single - 28 - Schoolmistress(Em'ee) - Hingham
Edward Hoy - Son - Single - 15 No Occupation(Notem) - Hingham

1901: Census - 96 High Street, New Pitsligo Tyrie, Aberdenshire
Edward J. Hoy - Lodger - Single - 25 - Ordnance Surveyor - Hingham, Norfolk

(Age 37)
1911:
Census - 8 Grance Crescent, York. Yorkshire-East Riding, England
Alfred Hoy - Head - Married - 47 Clerk Ordnance Surveyor (Civil Service) - Hingham, Norfolk
Annie Hoy - Wife - Married 21 years - 39 - Evershot, Bedfordshire
Nellie Hoy - Dau - 15 - Milliner, Draper, Tailor - York, Yorkshire
Edward J Hoy - Boarder - Single - 36 - Ordnance Surveyor - Hingham, Norfolk

This appears to be Edward although there is no other records to say what took him to that part of the country.
1946:
Death record - Edward J. Hoy at Southampton - Jun quarter (2c 44) age 71

 

 

 

Child 04
JOHN DUNHAM HOY born 1809 - Watch & Clockmaker of Mattishall approx 1836-1871
Son of John Hoy and Frances Dunham

1809: Birth of John Dunham Hoy - from his census statements his birth place was Mildenhall. However no evidence to prove this has come to light and it seems doubtful unless the family moved back for some reason

(Age 22)
The marriage of Dunham John Hoy, he was recorded as John Junr

1831:
Aug 12, - Mattishall Marriage Register
John Hoy
- single man a Watchmaker of this parish
Sarah Petchall - single woman of this parish - Sarah was born at Mattishall Burgh abt 1831
John Hoy of this Parish Single Man & Sarah Petchell of this Parish Single Woman were married by Licence 12th August 1831 By me John Day Rector of No. Tuddenham.
John Hoy Junr & Sarah Petchell both signed. Witnesses: John Hoy & William Mendham both signed.
Entry 58

John Dunham and Sarah had children:

1/ Elizabeth Hoy - baptised at Mattishall Jul 22, 1832
2/ Edward John Hoy - baptised at Mattishall May 08, 1836

1836: - Mattishall Poor Rate record of November 1836 indicates that John Hoy had moved to the house in South Green, and his son Dunham John Hoy occupied the Dereham Road property (situation then called Badly Moor).

1838: September 1838-January 1839 - Owner – John Hoy:
Occupiers – Himself – House – Rent/Annual Value £2.10s/Assessment £2; John Dunham Hoy – House (same figures); W Cullyer’s Wife – House & Garden 18s.9d/15s; Widow Fitt Senior – House & Garden £1.5s/£1; Edward Fitt – House & Garden £1.5s/£1; William Smalls – House & Garden £1.5s/£1

1839: May 1839 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Hannah Culyer – Cottage; Edward Fitt – Cottage; Widow Fitt – Cottage; himself – House & Land 35p; John Dunham Hoy – Cottage & Land 19p; William Smalls – Cottage & Garden

(Age 30)
Dunham's mother dies

1839:
May 21 - Burial record - Frances Hoy (sic) at Mattishall - Mitford - Jun quarter (13 167) age 63 - Entry 426

(Age 32)
1841:
Census
Dunham Hoy - Head - 30 - Mildenhall
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 25 - Mattishall Burgh
Elizabeth Hoy - Dau - 8 - Mattishall
Edward Hoy - Son - 6 - Mattishall

1842: Mar 11, Appointment and release of an estate in Mattishall from Mr John Hoy to Mr Dunham John Hoy.

Mattishall Poor Rate books (continued)
1847:
October 1847-April 1848 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Stephen Burrows – Cottage; Edward Fitt Junior – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – House & Land 19p; E & M Petchell – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1848: July 1848 Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Stephen Burrows – Cottage; empty – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; John Dunham Hoy – House & Land 19p; M & E Petchell – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

(Age 42)
1851:
Census - Yaxham Road, Mattishall Mitford, Norfolk
PRO Reference: HO/107/1824 Folio: 214 Page: 39 FHL Film: 0207478
Dunham John Hoy - Head - Married - 42 - Watch Maker - Mildenhall, Suffolk
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 38 - Mattishall Bergh-Nfk
Elizabeth Hoy - Daur - Single - 19 - Mattishall-Nfk
Edward John Hoy - Son - 16 - Mattishall-Nfk
John Hoy - Father - Widower - 78 - Formerly Watch Maker - Brettinham-Nfk

(Age 44)
Dunham's father dies

1853: Death record - John Hoy at Mitford - Mar quarter (4b 220) - If this is John Hoy senior he would have been aged about 81

Mattishall Poor Rate books (continued)
It should be noted that Dunham Hoy also went as John Hoy
1853:
- April 1853 - Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Elizabeth Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Edward Lane – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1853: July - Owner - John Hoy:
Occupiers – Elizabeth Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Edward Lane – Cottage

1853: July - Owners - John Hoy Exors:
Occupier – Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1853: - October Owners - John Hoy Exors:
Occupiers – Elizabeth Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; empty – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1854: January - 1854-June 1854 Owners - John Hoy Exors:
Occupiers – Widow (Elizabeth) Fitt – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Daniel Richman – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Garden 35p

1854: October - 1854-January 1855 Owners - John Hoy Exors:
Occupiers – Widow Fitt –Cottage; empty – Cottage; William Gaskin – Cottage; Stephen Webster – Cottage & Land 35p

1855: Feb 13 - Appointment and release of freehold land in Mattishall Bergh from Mr James White to Mr Dunham John Hoy.

(Age 50)
Dunham's son Edward marries

1859:
Oct 14 - Marriage record
Edward John Hoy - Bachelor and Watchmaker of Mattishall
Elizabeth Howlett - a minor and Spinster born Yaxham abt 1840
Father: Dunham John Hoy a Watchmaker
Father: Thomas Howlett a Station Keeper Railway
Notes: by Licence by me Thomas Paddon. Witnesses: Thomas Howlett & Susanna Hubbard
Entry: 105

Dunham's daughter Elizabeth marries
1859: Dec 29 - Marriage record - Elizabeth Hoy married Adam Adams a Bachelor and Gentleman of Lowestoft at Mattishall
Notes: by Licence by me Thomas Paddon. Witnesses: Edward John Hoy & Elizabeth Hoy
Father: Dunham John Hoy a Watchmaker
Father: Adam Adams a Grocer, & Elizabeth his mother

Entry 108

(Age 52)
1861:
Census - Badley Moor, Mattishall , Norfolk
John D Hoy - Head - Married - 52 - Watchmaker - Mildenhall, Suffolk
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 48 - Mattishall Burgh, Norfolk

(Age 53)
Document Concerning The Old Moor Chapel Mance, Mill Road, Mattishall

1862: April 5 - Conveyance £150
Late Mr Rayne Howes; John Norton (farmer) of Hadingham; Rebecca Howes (widow) of Mattishall; William Horne (tailor) Mattishall; John Parker (baker) Hockering; William Critoph (miller) Yaxham and Robert Rix (farmer) Dereham; John Edmund Alexander(grocer) Watton; William Runacres (attorney's clerk) Norwich.
Sale to comprise two messuages, dwelling houses, gardens and outbuildings in the several occupation of George Vassar and Joseph Wilkinson. The property bounded by land previously owned by the late Raynes Howes and sold to William Runacres (north), the road to Mattishall Burgh to the east, by hereditments now or late belonging to William Clarke to the south and Jonathan Hallon and Dunham John Hoy to the west.

(Age 62)
1871:
Census - 33 Badley Moor, Mattishall
Dunham J Hoy - Head - Married - 62 - Watchmaker - Mildenhall, Suffolk
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 58 - Mattishall Burgh, Norfolk

(Age 63)
1872:
Dec 19 - Mattishall Burial Reg - Dunham John Hoy at Mitford - Dec quarter (4b 190) age 64 - Entry 135

Dunham's wife Sarah was living with thier son in 1881
1881:
Census - 30, Dereham Rd, Mattishall
Edward J Hoy - Head - Married - 46 1835 - Watchmaker Emp 2 Men Farmer Of 52 Acres - Mattishall, Norfolk
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 41 1840 - Watchmakers Wife - Yaxham, Norfolk
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - Single - 20 1861 - Farmers Son - Whissonsett, Norfolk
Catherine E Hoy - Daughter - 15 1866 - Scholar - Mattishall, Norfolk
Mabel E Hoy - Daughter - 4 1877 - Mattishall, Norfolk
Sarah Hoy - Mother - Widow - 68 1813 - Mattishall Burgh, Norfolk

Dunham's wife dies
1889:
Jun 29 - Mattishall Burial Reg - Sarah Hoy at Mattishall, Mitford - Jun quarter (4b 166) age 76 - Entry 378

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Child 01
ELIZABETH HOY born 1832
Daughter of Dunham John Hoy and Sarah Petchall

1832: Jul 22 - Baptism record Elizabeth Hoy at All Saint Church, Mattishall

(Age 8)
1841:
Census
Dunham Hoy - Head - 30 - Mildenhall
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 25 - Mattishall Burgh
Elizabeth Hoy - Dau - 8 - Mattishall
Edward Hoy - Son - 6 - Mattishall

(Age 19)
1851:
Census - Yaxham Road, Mattishall Mitford, Norfolk
PRO Reference: HO/107/1824 Folio: 214 Page: 39 FHL Film: 0207478
Dunham John Hoy - Head - Married - 42 - Watch Maker - Mildenhall, Suffolk
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 38 - Mattishall Bergh-Nfk
Elizabeth Hoy - Daur - Single - 19 - Mattishall-Nfk
Edward John Hoy - Son - 16 - Mattishall-Nfk
John Hoy - Father - Widower - 78 - Formerly Watch Maker - Brettinham-Nfk

(Age 27)
1859:
Dec 29 - Marriage record - Elizabeth Hoy married Adam Adams a Bachelor and Gentleman of Lowestoft at Mattishall
Notes: by Licence by me Thomas Paddon. Witnesses: Edward John Hoy & Elizabeth Hoy - (Aunt & Uncle)
Father: Dunham John Hoy a Watchmaker
Father: Adam Adams a Grocer, & Keziah Clements his mother

Entry 108
Elizabeth and Adam had children:

1/ Gertrude Emma Adams born 1861 at Lowestoft, Suffolk - Mutford - Jun quarter (4a 736)
2/ Edith Mary Adams born 1863 at Lowestoft - Mutford - Jun quarter (4a 725)
3/ Alice Maud Adams born 1865 at Lowestoft - Mutford - Mar quarter (4a 751)
4/ Laura E Adams born 1866 at Lowestoft - Mutford - Jun quarter (4a 727)
5/ Henry Clement Adams born 1869 at Lowestoft - Mutford - Mar quarter (4a 747) - Died at Pancras - Mar quarter (1b 117) - Buried 26 March 1936, Lowestoft Cemetery age 67
6/ Catherine Amelia Adams born 1871 at Lowestoft - Mutford - Jun quarter (4a 732)
7/ Florence E Adams born Abt 1875, Lowestoft

1881: Census - 2, London Rd, Kirkley
Adam Adams - Head - Married - 46 1835 - Grocer Provision Dealer & Local Preacher - Beccles, Suffolk
Elisabeth Adams - Wife - 49 1832 - House Wife - Mattishall, Norfolk
Mary C Adams - Single ? on other information
Henry C Adams - Son - 12 1869 - Scholar - Lowestoft, Suffolk
Catherine A Adams - Daughter - 9 1872 - Scholar - Lowestoft, Suffolk
Florence E Adams - Daughter - Single - 6 1875 - Scholar - Lowestoft, Suffolk
Jane Crawford - Servant - Single - 22 1859 - Domestic Servant - Somerleyton, Suffolk

(Age 80)
1912:
Death record - Elizabeth Adams at Lowestoft - Mutford Sep quarter (4a 984) age 80
1912: Elizabeth Adams of 94 Denmark Road, Lowestoft was buried Sep 21 at Lowestoft Cemetery - L/C/314

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Adam Adams
born Sep 23 1834 at Beccles, Suffolk - Baptised Sep 29 1834 at Primitive Methodist Circuit Great Yarmouth - Son of Adam Adams a Timber Merchant's Clerk and Keziah Clements - Register Number 8

Adam was said to have been mayor of Lowestoft three times. It was said that Adam Adams sued the The Lowestoft News & Observer owned by Mr Henry Holbrook which was a local weekly paper. The paper was notorious for cartoons it published lampooning public figures such as Adam Adams who was mayor of the town in 1890 to 1891. Adam Adams sued the paper for libel and it was this case plus the death in 1894 of the owners young wife which forced the paper to close.

Found on the Norfolk Records Office website 'The Methodist Who's Who'
ADAMS, Adam, J.P. - born 6. Sept. 23, 1834, at Beccles, Suffolk; - son of Adam and Kezia Adams; - Married Elizabeth Hoy, of Mattishall, Norfolk; one s. four d. Educ. Wildes Grammar School, Lowestoft.
Retired Grocer and Merchant. Alderman of the Borough of Lowestoft; J.P. for Borough and for County of Suffolk; Member of Local Authority first Improvement Commission and then Borough Member of Educational Committee, &c., for 40 years;
Mayor 1890-1, 1896-7, 1907-8. Member of C.C. from its inception, and on most of its Corns.
Two years ago was elected Alderman of E. Suffolk C.C.
Local Preacher for 62 years ; Circuit Steward ;
Member of several Connexional Corns., and several tunes Del. to Conference; has been Vice-Pres. of Conference;
Trustee and Member of local Liberal Club. Address: 94 Denmark Road, Lowestoft. Club : National Liberal (London). P.

Child 02
EDWARD JOHN HOY born 1836 - Watch & Clockmaker at Whissonsett approx 1859-1870 then Mattishall approx 1870-1885
Son of Dunham John Hoy and Sarah Petchall

1836: May 08 - Baptism record Edward John Hoy at All Saints Church

(Age 6)
1841:
Census
Dunham Hoy - Head - 30 - Mildenhall
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 25 - Mattishall Burgh
Elizabeth Hoy - Dau - 8 - Mattishall
Edward Hoy - Son - 6 - Mattishall

(Age 16)
1851:
Census - Yaxham Road, Mattishall Mitford, Norfolk
PRO Reference: HO/107/1824 Folio: 214 Page: 39 FHL Film: 0207478
Dunham John Hoy - Head - Married - 42 - Watch Maker - Mildenhall, Suffolk
Sarah Hoy - Wife - 38 - Mattishall Bergh-Nfk
Elizabeth Hoy - Daur - Single - 19 - Mattishall-Nfk
Edward John Hoy - Son - 16 - Mattishall-Nfk
John Hoy - Father - Widower - 78 - Formerly Watch Maker - Brettinham-Nfk

(Age 23)
1859:
Marriage record
Edward John Hoy - Bachelor and Watchmaker of Mattishall
Elizabeth Howlett - a minor and Spinster born Yaxham abt 1840
Father: Dunham John Hoy a Watchmaker
Father: Thomas Howlett a Station Keeper Railway
Notes: by Licence by me Thomas Paddon. Witnesses: Thomas Howlett & Susanna Hubbard
Entry: 105

Edward and Elizabeth had children:

1/ Edward Sussens Hoy born at Whissonsett baptised Oct 14, 1860 at Mattishall
2/ Catharine Ellen Hoy baptised Aug 13, 1865 at Mattishall
3/ Mabel Elizabeth Hoy baptised Oct 08, 1876 - Died Oct 04, 1890, buried at Mattishall Oct 09, 1890, aged 14

We assume that after serving his apprenticeship Dunham's son Edward John Hoy (1832) moved to Whissonsett to either help or take over his uncles business as his Uncle Edward (1799) died in 1859. Edward was back living in Mattishall by 1871 shortly before his father Dunham died in 1872.

(Age 26)
1861:
Census - London Street, Whissonsett, North Elmham, Norfolk
Edward John Hoy - Head - Married - 26 - Watchmaker Master - Mattishall Norfolk
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 22 - Yaxham, Norfolk
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - 7m - Whissonsett, Norfolk
Sarah Ann Willmerson - Servant - Single 13 - House Servant - Whissonsett, Norfolk
Living next door was Edward's Aunt .........
1861: Census - London Street, Whissonsett, North Elmham -Norfolk
Piece: RG9/1244 Place: Enumeration District: 11, Folio: 119 Page: 12 Schedule: 65
Sarah Hoy - Head - Widow - 63 - Post Mistress - Whissonsett

(Age 36)
Edward has now moved back from Whissonesett to Mattishall

1871:
Census - 37 Badley Moor, Mattishall, Norfolk
Edward Hoy - Head - Married - 36 - Watchmaker - Mattishall
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 31 - Yaxham
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - 10 - Scholar - Whissonsett
Catherine E Hoy - Dau - 5 Scholar - Mattishall

(Age 46)
Edward would carry on the family business and his son Edward Sussens Hoy would become his apprentice

1881:
Census - 30, Dereham Rd, Mattishall
Edward J Hoy - Head - Married - 46 1835 - Watchmaker Emp 2 Men Farmer Of 52 Acres - Mattishall, Norfolk
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 41 1840 - Watchmakers Wife - Yaxham, Norfolk
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - Single - 20 1861 - Farmers Son - Whissonsett, Norfolk
Catherine E Hoy - Daughter - 15 1866 - Scholar - Mattishall, Norfolk
Mabel E Hoy - Daughter - 4 1877 - Mattishall, Norfolk
Sarah Hoy - Mother - Widow - 68 1813 - Mattishall Burgh, Norfolk

(Age 51)
1887:
Sep 05 - Deed of gift of freehold property at Mattishall from Mrs Sarah Hoy to Mr Edward John Hoy.

(Age 53)
1889:
Edward John Hoy had moved more into farming as the 1881 census indicates leaving his son Edward Sussens Hoy with the clock and watch business as well as helping with the farming. There are letters to indicate that things were not very good financially for Edward John Hoy around this time as his venture into farming was not working and by 1893 he was virtually bankrupt. How it was resolved (if it was) is still not known. What is known is that Fred Howlett of Yaxham wrote to Edward stating if he was to assign the farm to him he would take it over as well as the debt.

(Age 54)
Edward's daughter dies

1890:
Death record - Mabel Elizabeth Hoy at Norwich - Dec quarter (4b 91) age 14

(Age 56)
1891:
Census - 10 Welgate, Mattishall
Edward J Hoy - Head - Married - M - 56 - Farmer(Em'er) Mattishall
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 50 - Yaxham
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - Single - 30 - Watchmaker(Notem) - Whissonsett
Sarah Howlett - Ma-Law - Widow - 71 - Living On Her Own Means - Whinburgh - Disability: Blind 50 years
Eliza Myhill - Servnt - Single - 20 - Domestic Servant Wrentham, Suffolk - (Originally: Norfolk - Wrentham)

(Age 57)
1893:
Aug 21 - Edward John Hoy was Assistant Overseer to the Parish of Mattishall

(Age 59)
Edward's daughter marries

1895:
Marriage record - Catherine Ellen Hoy married Dennis Woodhouse at Norwich Jun quarter (4b 304)

(Age 66)
1901:
Census - Mattishall
Edward John Hoy - Head - Married - 66 - Watchmaker
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife 60
Edward Hoy - Son - 40 - Farmer
Sara Howlett - MaLaw - Widow - 81

(Age 83)
1919:
Dec 30 - Burial record - Edward John Hoy at Mattishall - Mitford 1920 - Mar quarter (4b 287) age 85

Elizabeth died May 4th 1927
1927:
May 31 - Burial record - Elizabeth Hoy at Mattishall - Mitford - Jun quarter (4b 249) age 87
Elizabeth appointed her daughter Catherine Woodhouse sole Executrix & Trss throf. (taken from the Abstract of Title to a pice of freehold land fronting The Street Mattishall).

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Child 01
EDWARD SUSSENS HOY born 1860 - Watch & Clockmaker at Mattishall approx 1888-1940
Son of Edward John Hoy and Elizabeth Howlett

1860: Birth record - Edward Sussens Hoy at Mattishall, Mitford - Sep quarter (4b 262)
1860: Oct 14 - Baptism record of Edward Sussens Hoy baptised Oct 14, 1860

1861: Census - London Street, Whissonsett, North Elmham, Norfolk
Edward John Hoy - Head - Married - 26 - Watchmaker Master - Mattishall Norfolk
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 22 - Yaxham, Norfolk
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - 7m - Whissonsett, Norfolk
Sarah Ann Willmerson - Servant - Single 13 - House Servant - Whissonsett, Norfolk

(Age 10)
1871:
Census - 37 Badley Moor, Mattishall, Norfolk
Edward Hoy - Head - Married - 36 - Watchmaker - Mattishall
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 31 - Yaxham
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - 10 - Scholar - Whissonsett
Catherine E Hoy - Dau - 5 Scholar - Mattishall

(Age 20)
1881:
Census - 30, Dereham Rd, Mattishall
Edward J Hoy - Head - Married - 46 1835 - Watchmaker Emp 2 Men Farmer Of 52 Acres - Mattishall, Norfolk
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 41 1840 - Watchmakers Wife - Yaxham, Norfolk
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - Single - 20 1861 - Farmers Son - Whissonsett, Norfolk
Catherine E Hoy - Daughter - 15 1866 - Scholar - Mattishall, Norfolk
Mabel E Hoy - Daughter - 4 1877 - Mattishall, Norfolk
Sarah Hoy - Mother - Widow - 68 1813 - Mattishall Burgh, Norfolk

(Age 30)
1891:
Census - 10 Welgate, Mattishall
Edward J Hoy - Head - Married - M - 56 - Farmer(Em'er) Mattishall
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 50 - Yaxham
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - Single - 30 - Watchmaker(Notem) - Whissonsett
Sarah Howlett - Ma-Law - Widow - 71 - Living On Her Own Means - Whinburgh - Disability: Blind 50 years
Eliza Myhill - Servnt - Single - 20 - Domestic Servant Wrentham, Suffolk - (Originally: Norfolk - Wrentham)

1920'ish - About this time the Hoy family had competition in the village as Frank Norton next to London House Stores on the main road opposite the church was advertising himself for 'Watch Clock & Barometer Repairs' also a 'Dealer in Jewellery and Fancy Goods' this also ran alongside his business of selling 'Fleet Bicycles'.

(Age 65)
1925:
Kelly’s Directory of Mattishall, Norfolk - Edward Sussens Hoy watchmaker

1925: Sep 04 - London Gazette
Edward Sussens Hoy, Mattishall, Norfolk. Watchmaker, lately Iinsurance Agent.
Court - Norwich.
No. of Matter—28 of 1925.
Date of Order—Sept 1, 1925.
Date of Filing Petition—Sept. 1, 1925.

1925: Sep 04 - London Gazette
No. 3.312. Edward Sussens Hoy, Mattishall, Norfolk. Watchmaker, lately Insurance Agent.
Court—Norwich.
Date of Filing Petition—Sept. 1, 1925.
No. of Matter—28 of 1925.
Date of Receiving Order—Sept. 1, 1925.
No. of Receiving Order—28.
Whether Debtor's or Creditor's Petition—Debtor's.

1925: Sep 08 - The Edinburgh Gazette - The Bankruptcy Act 1914 - Receiving Orders
Edward Sussens Hoy, Mattishall, Norfolk, watch - maker, lately insurance agent
. .
.

(Age 82)
1943:
Jan 23 - Burial record - Edward Sussens Hoy at Mattishall - Acle - Mar quarter (4b 41) age 82
Edward never married - he died at Thorpe St Andrews Hospital which was on the outskirts of Norwich.

Taken from Memories of Mattishall's Trades......
Edward Sussens Hoy jnr. - Clock & Watchmaker (1900 - 1930's)
He worked from the house next to The Laurels on the Dereham Road after his father Edward John Hoy. On the east wall facing the entrance yard wall there was a small gap about 18" square with three vertical metal bars. Behind this opening was a board with a small hole in it which he told children was a spy hole to look out for the police. If the police were at the door they didn't answer but if it was the man with the brandy he was let in. Apparently smugglers did visit and this was not a story made up for the children. He used to allow the children to play on a bench outside his door which had a number of objects on it which were clearly defined as 'touch me' and 'touch me not'.. There are still grandfather clocks around the country that were made by Hoy. In fact, a woman who lived in Devon and was moving to Yaxham owned a Hoy clock (coming home). There are still clocks made by Hoy working in the county today and one was sold in an auction down Mattishall Burgh. Some of his clocks cost as much as £16.

Child 02
CATHERINE ELLEN HOY born 1865
Daughter of Edward John Hoy and Elizabeth Howlett

Catharine Ellen Hoy baptised Aug 13, 1865 at Mattishall

(Age 5)
1871:
Census - 37 Badley Moor, Mattishall, Norfolk
Edward Hoy - Head - Married - 36 - Watchmaker - Mattishall
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 31 - Yaxham
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - 10 - Scholar - Whissonsett
Catherine E Hoy - Dau - 5 Scholar - Mattishall

(Age 15)
1881:
Census - 30, Dereham Rd, Mattishall
Edward J Hoy - Head - Married - 46 1835 - Watchmaker Emp 2 Men Farmer Of 52 Acres - Mattishall, Norfolk
Elizabeth Hoy - Wife - 41 1840 - Watchmakers Wife - Yaxham, Norfolk
Edward Sussens Hoy - Son - Single - 20 1861 - Farmers Son - Whissonsett, Norfolk
Catherine E Hoy - Daughter - 15 1866 - Scholar - Mattishall, Norfolk
Mabel E Hoy - Daughter - 4 1877 - Mattishall, Norfolk
Sarah Hoy - Mother - Widow - 68 1813 - Mattishall Burgh, Norfolk

(Age 24)
1891:
Census - Yaxham
Piece: RG12/1552 Place: Mattishall - Folio: 36 Page: 9 Schedule: 59
Frederick Howlett - Head - Single - 38 - Corn Merchant(Em'er) - Yaxham, Norfolk
Catherine Ellen Hoy - Niece - Single - 24 - Housekeeper(Em'ee) - Mattishall, Norfolk
Emma Reeve - Servnt - Single - 20 - General Domestic(Em'ee) - Norwich, Norfolk

(Age 30)
1895:
Marriage record - Catherine Ellen Hoy married Dennis Woodhouse at Norwich - Jun quarter (4b 304)

(Age 34)
1901: Census - 35 The Street Langham (General Shop)
Dennis Woodhouse - Head - age 46 - Horse Trainer Groom (Own Account) - born Beeston Regis
Kate Woodhouse - Wife - age 34 - Shop Keeper (Own Account at Home ) - born Mattishall
Catherine M. Woodhouse - Dau - age 4 - born Bessingland

1911: Census - Langham, Norfolk
Dennis Woodhouse - Head - age 55 - Horse Trianer (own account at home) - born Beeston Regis
Carthine Ellen Woodhouse - Wife - age 38 - Married 16yrs - Shopkeeper Grocery - born Mattishall
Carthine Mabel Woodhouse - Dau - age 14 - born Bessingland
Dorothry Dennis Woodhouse - Dua - age 7 - born Langham
Edward Cicil Woodhouse - Son - age 8m - born Langham

Cartherine died 10th March 1944 at 40 Aerodrome Crescenst. Plumstead Road Thorpe.

Child 03

 

 

 

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